Billy Pilgrim is the son of an American barber. He serves as a chaplain's assistant in World War II, is captured by the Germans, and he survives the largest massacre in European history--the fire bombing of Dresden. After the war Billy makes a great deal of money as an optometrist, and on his wedding night he is kidnapped by a flying saucer from the planet Tralfamadore. So begins a modern classic by a master storyteller.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - lesleynicol - LibraryThing
I know this book has been raved about for years but I just couldn't seem to get into it. I appreciated the clever writing and the anti-war stance, even the time travel fell into place after a while ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Proustitutes - LibraryThing
what does this book mean?! it has so many ardent fans but, even amongst top goodreads reviews when read carefully, you see that people are using "so it goes" in various contexts... ironically ... Read full review